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‘The play is about power’ - Bernard Field discusses The Early Hours

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FIVE YEARS after its premiere, Bernard Field’s tense psycho-drama, The Early Hours, returns to the Town Hall Studio next week in a new production from Field’s own Haw Theatre Company.

Galway author charts the Irish experience of WWI

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THE LAST couple of years has seen a mushrooming of books relating to WWI, and more specifically, WWI and Ireland. For those interested in learning more about this seismic event, or wondering where to start, Cormac Ó Comhraí’s Ireland and the First World War: A Photographic History is the perfect answer.

Colourful Gogarty escapes death by a whisker

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A precocious and cleverly witty Trinity student in a yellow waistcoat, Oliver St John Gogarty, was to become a close friend of Sinn Féin's founder Arthur Griffith. At its first historic meeting, November 28 1905, Gogarty proclaimed against the 'tyranny of the British government', in the grand manner of a Cicero addressing the Roman senate. But so moving and compelling were his words that when Griffith reported the meeting in his newspaper The United Irishman, Gogarty's speech was the only one he quoted. And he did so at length.

Quality entertainment and food at The King’s Head and Malt House

It would be hard to imagine the City of the Tribes without The King’s Head pub at its heart which, at 800-years-old, shows no signs of slowing down, and along with the adjoining award-winning Malt House Restaurant continues to entertain, wine and dine, locals and visitors alike.

A bizarre meeting on the Galway train

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Week III

Hot Mikado in Loughrea

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HOT MIKADO, the jazz-infused adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s wonderful The Mikado will be performed by Loughrea Youth Theatre throughout this month.

Executions in Galway Gaol

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This photograph of the main entrance to Galway Gaol (facing the Salmon Weir Bridge) was taken in 1903. It was an imposing and intimidating building. The execution chamber was just over the main gate, and many prisoners perished there.

Theatre review: The Mikado

THE PATRICIAN Musical Society’s production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado, held last week in the Town Hall Theatre, was a feast of colour, fun, and wonderful songs.

The Mikado

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THE PATRICIAN Musical Society’s 2010 production sees it take on one of Gilbert & Sullivan’s finest pieces, The Mikado. Fittingly it sees the society take on this show during its 125th anniversary since it was first performed in 1885.

A close shave

I avoided doing it for almost 23 years. Most of my male friends did it and I wouldn’t be surprised if a few females were doing it as well.

 

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